Division Highlights - Hospital Medicine

The Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine provides exceptional coordinated, family-centered inpatient general pediatric care.

Our scholarly work focuses on system improvements related to patient- and family-centered care, education in inpatient pediatric medicine, care of children with medical complexity and global health.

2015 Highlights

  • Sabrina Butteris, MD, was named chair of the American Board of Pediatrics Global Health Task Force.
  • Ryan Coller, MD, MPH, and colleague Sarah Ahrens, MD, received a Youth Health Transition Quality Improvement Grant: "Transitioning Hospital Care from Pediatric to Adult Care Settings for Medically Complex Children." The grant is funded by the Maternal Child Health Title V Block Grant and sponsored by the Waisman Center.

    In addition, thanks to a generous gift from Kok-Peng Yu, Anna Lee Shen and the Morgridge match, Dr Coller was awarded the Kok-Peng Yu and Anna Lee Shen Professorship in 2015. The endowed professorship was created to advance and support the pediatric care and research goals of the School of Medicine and Public Health Department of Pediatrics.
  • Michelle Kelly, MD, was named to a three-year term as chair of the Academic Pediatric Association's Patient and Family-Centered Care Special Interest Group.
  • Kirstin Nackers, MD, the department’s director of medical student education, has served an as integrated block (course/clerkship) leader for the UW School of Medicine and Public Health’s medical student curriculum transformation.


Recent Publications

Grant Support